Pantone Projects (no. 3)

Man, it has been a busy couple of months! Luckily, things are starting to slow down. (I hope.) I’ve been busy keeping up with crochet orders, friends, family, and my “real” job, but I’m finally able to get back to refashioning. And I’ve missed it!

I’m in the midst of a few other projects, but I thought I’d pick something new (and easy) to get back into the swing of things. My friend gifted me this shirt earlier this month, and it fits the bill.

beforeLet’s get started!

 First, I removed the pockets.

IMG_6939Good bye pockets!

 Then, I undid the side seams.

IMG_6938Seams ripped!

 Next step, off with the sleeves.

IMG_6942See ya, sleeves!

Which left me with a long rectangle of fabric with a hole for my head.

shirt layout 1 copyLike this.

Then I pressed, pinned, and sewed the long edges.

IMG_6943Finish them!

Once the long sides are finished, I folded the shirt in half “hamburger style,” as they said at my elementary school.

shirt layout copyLike so.

Then I sewed a straight line from the bottom to about 8 inches from the top, roughly 4 inches from each side. (Along the dashed line in the diagram above.)

IMG_6945Sew it up!

And that was it! See? I told you it was easy.

AfterEasy breezy!

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